Externalise costs

Industrial farming is driving the sixth mass extinction of life on Earth

That dead zone isn’t an accident. It’s a requirement of industrial agriculture to get rid of the shit and the run-off elsewhere because you cannot make industrial agriculture workable unless you kick the costs somewhere else.

The story of industrial agriculture is all about externalising costs and exploiting nature.

Professor Raj Patel, The University of Texas at Austin, Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy

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